All the latest medical marijuana news from around the globe.

Scottish Mother wins fight with cancer with help of medical cannabis

By | March 8th, 2018|Categories: Cancer, Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, Featured, Featured News, Legalisation, Mothers, Opiates, Pain, Patient Stories, UK|

Glaswegian mother, Sharon Fitzsimons, claims to have beat her cancer with a combination of chemotherapy and medical cannabis Sharon was able to replace all medications with a 1:1 THC:CBD Cannabis activist group, Tottenham Compassion Club, helped save Sharon from the mercy of criminal street gangs The courageous cancer survivor now wants to help [...]

UK Largest Producer of Medical Cannabis in World yet Still Denies Access to Citizens

By | March 6th, 2018|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, Featured News, GW Pharmaceutical, News|

A new UN report revealed that the UK is world’s largest producer of medical cannabis More than 95 tonnes of legal cannabis was grown in the UK in 2016 GW Pharmaceuticals, owned by British Sugar, is the main manufacturer Medical cannabis remains illegal in the UK A new report from the UN’s International [...]

Medical Cannabis Cultivation Bill Passes Greek Parliament

By | March 5th, 2018|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, Greece, Legalisation, News|

Greek politicians voted in favor of Greece’s newest Medical Cannabis Bill The Bill will legalise the cultivation and manufacturing of medical cannabis in Greece The Bill faced opposition from left-leaning Parties, such as New Democracy and the Communist Party Greece’s Parliament voted last Thursday to approve the cultivation and manufacturing of cannabis for [...]

Desperate British mother pleads with doctors to prescribe epileptic daughter medical cannabis

By | January 9th, 2018|Categories: Children, Doctors, Dravet Syndrome, Epilepsy, News, Patient Stories|

A mother from Preston wants doctors to trial CBD oil on her epileptic daughter Olivia, 2, suffers up to 100 seizures a day and can last up to 2 hours The young family claim pharmaceutical medications are not helping their daughter’s suffering Dravet syndrome affects one in every 40,000 children in the UK [...]

World Anti Doping Agency removes CBD from Prohibited Substance list

By | January 8th, 2018|Categories: Athletics, CBD, News, Olympics|

Cannabidiol (CBD) has officially been removed from the World Anti-Doping prohibited list New regulations will go into effect just before the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea Athletes are still banned from using THC during events The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has officially removed Cannabidiol (CBD) from its list of prohibited substances. CBD [...]

New study finds CBD treats symptoms of psychosis

By | December 28th, 2017|Categories: CBD, News, Psychosis, Research, Schizophrenia|

New research suggests Cannabidiol (CBD) could be a powerful antipsychotic The clinical trial was conducted by researchers at King’s College University 220,000 people are being treated for schizophrenia in the UK by the NHS Results from the latest clinical trial on CBD found it has anti-psychotic properties and could be used in the [...]

Coming Home for Christmas: Vera Twomey finally secures medical cannabis license for her daughter

By | November 29th, 2017|Categories: Amsterdam, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Children, Dravet Syndrome, Epilepsy, Featured News, Legalisation, Mothers, News|

Vera Twomey has finally secured a medical cannabis license for her young daughter, Ava Barry, who suffers from severe epilepsy Ava has been forced to flee to Holland where she could legally access medical cannabis Before cannabis, Ava was suffering 100s of epileptic seizures a week “We’ll be home for Christmas and she’s [...]

Malta’s government proposes to legalise cannabis-based medicines

By | November 22nd, 2017|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Legalisation, Malta, News|

Malta’s government has proposed allowing doctors to prescribe cannabis for medical purposes Family doctors will be able to prescribe cannabinoid-based medications without a specialist’s consent Herbal cannabis will remain illegal under proposals Malta’s Parliament has begun debating legislation concerning the legalisation of the use of medical cannabis. Chris Fearne, Malta’s Health Minister, announced [...]

Ireland grants first medical cannabis license for chronic pain

By | November 21st, 2017|Categories: Cannabis, Charity, chronic pain, Epilepsy, Ireland, MS, News, Pain|

A license has been granted for medicinal cannabis for chronic pain sufferers for the first time in Ireland Chronic Pain Ireland was instrumental in securing chronic pain on the ailments medicinal cannabis can be prescribed for The measure has been approved on a temporary three-month basis Around 20% of Ireland’s population suffers from [...]

Luxembourg Prime Minister calls for medical cannabis

By | November 3rd, 2017|Categories: Legalisation, News|

Prime Minister Xavier Bettel called for medical cannabis “in exceptional circumstances” last week` Medical cannabis will only be sold in hospital pharmacies Possession of small personal amounts has been decriminalised for almost 20 years Luxembourg could be the next European country to legalise cannabis for medical purposes after their Prime Minister made comments [...]